Mrs Kylie Stothers2, A/Prof. Ruth Barker1, Mr Andrew McGraw3, Mrs Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun1, Ms Jennifer Carr1, Ms Renae Moore4 1James Cook University, Smithfield, Australia, 2Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Katherine, Australia, 3WA Country PHN, Broome, Australia, 4Top End Health Service, Darwin, Australia...
  • June 15, 2018
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Miss Alexandra Humphrys1, Professor Megan Smith1, Associate Professor  Rylee Dionigi1 1Charles Sturt University, Albury, Australia Abstract: Farmers experience a lower standard of health than the general population, and are a consumer group with specific requirements of health services. This study...
  • June 15, 2018
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Ms Alexandra  Hogan2, Ms Jaimee Dutton1, Mrs Leah Curran3, Ms Jane  Warburton4 1Top End Health Service, Tiwi, Australia, 2Office Of Disability – Top End Remote, Department of Health, Casuarina, Australia, 3Top End Health Service, Tiwi, Australia, 4Office Of Disability –...
  • June 15, 2018
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Mr David Wellman1  Dean Selby1, Sarah Venn1 1Health Workforce Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction:Almost one in five Australians live with a disability. Allied health professionals play an important role in providing care and support for people with disability. Those who live...
  • June 14, 2018
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Mr Peter Young1, Miss Natalie Papallo1 1Western NSW Local Health District, Orange, Australia Abstract: Orange Health Service (OHS) is reasonably well equipped with specialised equipment, yet this pool is poorly managed, stored and maintained, resulting in inefficiencies, inappropriate prescriptions and...
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Miss Jessica Muller1, Associate Professor Gaynor Parfitt1, Dr Katja Siefken1, Associate Professor James Dollman1 1Health Sciences Division, University Of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia Abstract: Background: We know non-communicable disease (NCD) rates are highest for those living outside major cities in...
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Miss Kirsty Healing1, Mr Daniel Lowrie 1Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital, Albion, Australia Abstract: Introduction: For much of the 21st century, Australia has endured the most prolonged and severe drought since records began. This drought has been found to have negative...
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Mrs Cathryn Carboon1 1Dental Hygienists Association of Australia, Wangaratta North, Australia Abstract: Who is the tooth fairy’s best friend and what is fluoride magic? Both of these questions can be answered when you combine oral health literacy with a social...
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Mrs Rachel Quigley1,2, Professor Michele Foster2, Dr Desley Harvey1, Dr Carolyn  Ehrlich2 1Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, Cairns, Australia, 2Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Aims: The move towards older people being managed for longer in the community puts...
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Mrs Sarah Rheinberger1 1Empowered Space, , Australia Abstract: After seven years of working as a generalist in remote western Australian I reluctantly moved to the big smoke where I was faced with the prospect of having to “choose” an area...
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